We are drawing on the practical knowledge and expertise that we have accumulated through our core business activities to contribute to society by offering" a bridge between theory and practice".
On site carrer education classes
We provide on-site classes introducing active learning method including groupwork and experience learning, mainly for enhancing the learners’ knowledge of and interests in finance and economy.
Training for teachers
We offer training and practical assistance for teachers in a graduate school of teacher education by school–sponsored research, based on the concept that providing support for teachers is inevitable for expanding financial education in school education.
Endowed Undergraduate and Graduate Courses on Corporate Finance
In fiscal 2004, Mizuho Securities began to endow undergraduate and graduate courses on corporate finance and related subjects at universities. Since then, we have been continuously providing endowed courses. Most lecturers are Mizuho Securities' own staff with abundant practical experience. The objective of this educational endowment program is to contribute to society by offering "a bridge between theory and practice".
Lectures and Courses Sponsored in Fiscal 2022
|Course, Main Theme
|Faculty of Economics, Keio University
|Corporate Finance a
Corporate Finance b
Theory and Practice of Fintech a
|Faculty of Economics, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University
|Frontier of Corporate Finance
Financial and Capital Markets
Corporate Finance and Business Strategy
Corporate Finance and Capital Markets
|Faculty of Commerce and Management, Graduate School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University
|Theory and Practice of Corporate Finance
Theory and Practice of M&A
Theory and Practice of Portfolio Management
Theory and Practice of Financial Risk Management
|Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
|Case Study (Capital Markets and Public Policy)
|Special Lecture on Business Management (Mizuho Securities)
Joint Research and Publication
Mizuho Securities financially supports university education and research on corporate finance from a practical perspective. For example, we support university researchers to further study the subjects adopted by the endowed courses, or even conduct joint research with them. We also support publishing the research outputs to deliver them to wider community.
<Publications to Date>
- Corporate Finance :Cases of Japanese Corporations (Authored by Isagawa, Kawakita, and Sugiura; published by Nihon Keizai Publishing Company)
- Corporate Finance and Strategy (Authored by Isagawa, Kawakita, Sugiura and Satou; published by Nihon Keizai Publishing Company)
These publications are outputs of our joint research conducted at the Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University. It provides the readers with the cases of decision making at Japanese companies on corporate finance related issues. These real-life examples would make the corporate finance more approachable to the students and the young business professionals to study the subject for the first time.
- M&A for MBAs (Authored by Toshio Tamura; published by Yuhikaku)
This is the transcription of the endowed course on “M&A: Theory and Practice”, provided as an MBA Program of Graduate School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University. This book connects the theory of M&A and practices systematically and the readers would know why M&A is called as the comprehensive art of corporate finance.
- Perspectives on Financial and Capital Markets (Authored and supervised by Kazuhito Ikeo and Hiroto Koda; published by Nihon Keizai Publishing Company)
This book is published as an output of "Corporate Finance Theory", the endowed undergraduate course at Keio University. It is a unique consolidation of theory and practice; the first half (Chapter 1–3) provides macro–economic perspectives from the academia, and the latter half (Chapter 4–7) provides practical perspectives from the businesses, reflecting each author’s specialty.
This is the on-line glossary on financial terms developed as an output of collaboration with Graduate School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University. It provides the definitions and meanings of various technical terms on finance, helping those who are interested in finance to learn and study by themselves.
Sponsorship and Support for Symposiums
Using a network founded on the endowment program, Mizuho Securities also jointly sponsors or supports symposiums held by universities, with a goal of providing the solutions to various socio-economic issues. Collaboration between academia and industry would enable us to adopt timely agendas for these symposiums, and to discuss issues from wider perspectives, leading to the solutions with the deeper understanding of the problems.
Symposiums Jointly Sponsored and Supported
Graduate School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University
|Asian Financial and Capital Markets in a New Global Financial Regime
|Reconstruction of the Global Financial System after Global Financial and Fiscal Crisis
|Structural Changes in Corporate Governance and the Future of Japanese Companies
|Central Banking & Monetary Policy: The Global Economy & Japan
|Economic Revitalization Toward Post Covid-19: Promoting the Functioning of Firm Entry and Exit and Japan's Growth Strategy
Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University
|Could Health Care Become a Growth Industry?
|July and September 2010
|Revitalization of the Japanese Economy and Transformation of Corporate Strategies
|Abenomics and Implications to Japanese Companies
|Development of a Productive Relationship between Companies and Retail Investors for Increasing Retail Investors and Vitalization of Capital Markets
|Digital Society and Hospitality
|Responses to Changes in Economic and Social Structure in Transition to Digital Society in the 2020s
|Financial Literacy towards A Better Future
|Global Trends towards Zero-carbon Society And ‘Green Growth Strategy’
|Kyoto University 360° Perspectives on Human Capital～Toward the Sustainable Enhancement of the Value of Japan and Japanese Companies
|Kyoto University 360° Perspectives on Globalization and Economic Security～ Social Issues in Japan Concerning Economic Security
|Financial Literacy towards A Better Future 2023 ~The Society and Financial Literacy~
|Financial Literacy towards A Better Future 2023 ~ Women and Financial Literacy ~
Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo
|Corporate Governance and the Japanese Economy
|Market-Based Finance and Financial System
|Sale of Financial Instruments and Fiduciary Duty
|Future Prospects for the Financial and Legal System
|University of Tokyo/Kyoto University ESG Series Seminar "New Trends in ESG Investment - ESG Theory, Practice and Disclosure (Kyoto University)"
|University of Tokyo/Kyoto University ESG Series Seminar "New Trends in ESG Investment - ESG Theory and Practice, Social Issues Solving and Fiduciary Duty (University of Tokyo)"